After a period of buildup, Democrat Congresswoman of Florida’s 10th district Val Demings is officially challenging two-term Senator and former Presidential candidate Marco Rubio for his Senate seat. Representing the Orlando area, Congresswoman Demings admitted to the Orlando Sentinel that she is heading into a “tough fight” against the incumbent and one-time darling of the Tea Party Movement.
One of Congresswoman Demings’ biggest criticisms of Senator Rubio is what she sees as a lack of attendance on the part of Senator Rubio. Indeed, Demings said in her initial campaign video that “My mother told me when someone gives you the opportunity to do something big: Do not disappoint them,” and that she has made “never tire” a key guiding term in her life and will apply this philosophy to her campaign against Rubio.
One of Demings’ key campaign platforms is to eliminate the filibuster, which is currently not a viable option for Democrats given the party split in the